Members of the URA have access to numerous "Members Only" discounts and resources! Listed below are some of the more important, money savings benefits:
This program is at the forefront of URA's member benefits. Annually, every member receives a coupon booklet filled with 10% off coupons for purchase orders of first quality goods at name brand manufacturers and suppliers. The book contains coupons for many major manufacturers and suppliers.
Designed to reward the smaller member who does not already receive a standard discount with participating manufacturers an opportunity to receive 5% off all orders placed during the year! Participating manufacturers and distributors will provide retail URA member stores with:
- 5% off each order placed, valid January 1 through December 31.
- Discount may not be used in conjunction with any other offer.
- Manufacturer reserves the right to refuse product lines.
Co-Op Dollar Program
Participating manufacturers who offer co-op dollars are encouraged to allow URA members to have the ability to use their dollars for reimbursement of their URA Trade Show registration.
This free member benefit, managed by PartnerShip®, provides URA members with exclusive discounts on shipping services with FedEx, UPS Freight, YRC Freight, and other reputable carriers. Enroll today to save significantly on your inbound and outbound shipments.
Monthly, members receive this e-newsletter containing practical advice on retail operations, industry news, Association news, and much more.
Held each year in a different location, members receive discounted registration rates with the opportunity to learn from business experts, meet supplier members and view their products and services. The event provides a unique opportunity to make friends and exchange ideas with successful retailers from all over the country. Plan now to attend the 2017 show, October 30 - November 1, 2017, at the Music City Center in Nashville, TN and mark your calendar for the 2018 show, October 7-9 in Las Vegas, NV.
URA members can enjoy great discounts from both Staples and Best Buy through the URA group purchasing program. Click for information on Staples and Best Buy.
The easy, effective and highly affordable way to get your message out to your customers—and build strong, successful and lasting relationships with them. URA members can create high-impact email newsletters and promotions in minutes, no technical expertise necessary. With more than 400 easily-customized templates, a simple point-and-click tool, and award-winning free customer support, you can create professional, compelling messages your audience will act on.
In the summer of 2014, the URA released the results of surveys of scrub retailers and healthcare staff. Now members can find out what nurses like and dislike about scrubs, how they decide what to buy and what they think of stores. Members can compare their store with other scrub retailers' gross sales, growth, online sales, marketing best practices, challenge and more!